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The First 1040 Tax Form [Photos]

A couple of weeks ago, I dropped by AAA Tax Service on Triplett Street here in Owensboro to file my income taxes.  And, while I was waiting for my appointment, I noticed this on the wall.  It's the very first 1040 tax form issued by the federal government.  Take a look.  Back in 1913, it was far simpler than it is today.

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Last-Minute Tax Filers Rush To File Returns
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Don’t Panic, Tax Day Is On Monday This Year

You know how I wrote earlier this week the price of postage had dropped, don't worry, nothing has changed. However, save your stamps for your tax returns until Monday. Tax Day is April 18th this year; here's why.

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Post Offices Brace For Busiest Mailing Day Of The Year
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U.S. Postal Service Dropping The Price Of A Stamp For The First Time In Nearly 100 Years

I just ran out of stamps, and I think I'm going to buy a bunch because, the U.S. Postal Service announced the price of a stamp is being lowered two cents beginning this week. 

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Kew Launch Their New Treehouse Towers Play Area With An Easter Egg Hunt
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The Cotton Flies When NJ Mall Easter Bunny Brawls [VIDEO]

The Easter Bunny is an odd, bird, I mean bunny. He or she makes the rounds to deliver candy and hide eggs. The big bunny also makes him or herself available for photos at various places a la Santa. One such bunny at a mall in New Jersey apparently had a child slip out of her seat when such a photo was taken and when the father got mad, the bunny became a bad egg. Watch!

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Bad Behavior More and More Common Behind the Shield of Social Media [VIDEO]

My aim here is not political. Not at all. I just happened to notice something on social media after the passing of former First Lady Nancy Reagan. It was yet another example of something that's become more and more common since the advent of social media.

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Breaking News: Nancy Reagan Dies at 94 Years Old

One of the most beloved First Lady's of all time has passed away from congestive heart failure at the age of 94.

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Owensboro Story Covered by Time and CNN

The story about Owensboroan Josh Hamilton's e-cig battery exploding in his pocket has really made its way up the journalistic food chain.

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Burger King Announces New Menu Items

Well, hot diggidy dog this is exciting! Burger King just announced they will have a new menu item! Check this out!

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10 Indiana Cities With The Worst Water

With all of the discussion about the horrible water quality in Flint, Michigan, RoadSnacks.net did a little research on water quality in other states, including Indiana.

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Chris Stapleton Added To Grammy Performers

Chris Stapleton has taken over the mainstream music scene by storm, for good reason. He for sure isn't a new artist, but is just now getting the recognition he deserves. His style is like none other and don't even get me started on that voice! If you don't have his Traveller album, get it right now! There's not a bad song on the record. Everyone is on the Stapleton train right now and it looks like the Grammy's are driving it. He has been added to the list of performers for the February 15th show!

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McDonald’s Will Switch from Toys to Books in Happy Meals

Leave it to the Golden Arches to arrive at an idea whose time has come. The iconic McDonald's Happy Meal will feature books instead of toys through February 15th.

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Rand Paul Suspends Presidential Campaign

Several major news outlets are reporting that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has suspended his presidential campaign. After a disappointing 5th place finish in Monday's Iowa caucuses, Paul released a statement Wednesday morning announcing his decision.

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